Relationship of diet and exercise compliance with blood sugar stability in diabetes mellitus type 2

Rikayoni ., Nurhamidah Rahman


Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a health problem that has become a threat. Prevalence DM based on the symptoms increases with age. The prevalence of women tends to be higher than that of men. The purpose of this study was to look at the relationship between diet and exercise compliance with blood sugar stability.

Methods: This type of research is a cross sectional study carried out in the Kuranji public health center in Padang city from March to April 2020 with the sample in this study all patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who went to Kuranji health center and did not come again in the last 3 months totaling 30 people. with the sampling technique purposive sampling. Statistical test using chi-square.

Results: The results of this study show that as many as (50%) of respondents obey the diet and (15%) of the respondents do not obey the diet. With the obtained value of p=0.021. while as many as (60%) of respondents obeyed sports and (40%) did not obey sports, with a value of p=0.018. 

Conclusions: There is a relationship between diet and exercise adherence to blood sugar stability in type 2 DM patients.


Adherence to diet, Obedience to sports, Blood sugar stability

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